Oconee Convicts Man of Burglary

June 2, 2014

By Dick Mangrum, WGOG Radio, Walhalla A young man with ties to Stephens County and northeast Georgia and Oconee County, South Carolina has been ordered to prison for 16 years for burglary and larceny. An Oconee County, South Carolina General Sessions Court jury Friday returned guilty verdicts against Jonathan Allen Finney as the result...

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SCHS Class of 2014 Commencement Moved Indoors

May 30, 2014

The following message is from the Stephens County School System: “Due to the threat of inclement weather, we will hold graduation inside the Currahee Arena. Start time is still 7pm. Tickets will be required to enter the arena area. Those without tickets may watch a live stream of the event in the Tugaloo Center...

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876th Engineering Company Holds Departure Ceremony

May 30, 2014
876th Engineering Company Holds Departure Ceremony

The last Georgia National Guard unit scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan gets a  send-off in Stephens County. The departure ceremony for the 876th Engineering Company took place Thursday at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa. The unit, based out of the Toccoa National Guard Armory, is headed to Afghanistan for a nine-month overseas...

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TFC Student Drowns in Banks Co. Pond

May 30, 2014

Toccoa Falls College is mourning the loss of a student who drowned in Banks County. The college says on its website that 20-year-old Clayton Andrew Martin of Baldwin died after drowning in a Banks County pond on Monday. Martin was a member of the TFC men’s basketball team. He was also a volunteer with...

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SCHS Band, Auxiliary Hold Year End Banquet

May 30, 2014

The Stephens County High School Band and Auxiliary held its annual banquet Tuesday night at the high school sponsored by the Band Booster Club. Seniors were presented plaques. Stephens County High School Band Director Scott Wilcher said this was another great year for the program. “It has gone by awful fast,” said Wilcher. Meanwhile,...

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Former SCHS Football Coach Walker Gets Call from Hall

May 30, 2014

Former Stephens County High School head football coach Rodney Walker will officially enter the Georgia Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame this weekend. Induction ceremonies for Walker and the Rest of the Class of 2014 are this weekend in Dalton. Current Stephens County High School Head Football Coach Frank Barden said Walker very much deserves...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • September 3, 2014 2:00 pmFree Food
  • September 5, 2014 4:30 pmBQ Fundraiser
  • September 6, 2014 9:00 amRiver’s Alive in Helen;
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